The Wealth and Progress of New South Wales Volume a 5

The Wealth and Progress of New South Wales Volume a 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...water 1880. Under the provisions of this measure municipalities outside 8upply" the county of Cumberland are entitled to construct, or have con-loans for water works structed for them by the Government, works for water supply and sewerage, provided the construction of the same be approved by the Governor-in-Council, and the municipalities agree to pay back the original cost of the works, with interest at the rate of 4 per cent, per annum. The Government pays for the certified cost of the works, and the municipalities pay the Government by instalments extending over a period of sixty years. Under the operations of this Act eleven water supply works have been carried Town. HunterKiver District. 366,865 Li8more 7,685 Orange... 28,273 WaggaWagga 37,998 Wentworth 9,508 out by the Government and three by municipal councils. The works completed by the Government to the end of 1890 were: --Town. Cost. Albury 43,760 Bathurst 51,514 Bourke 14,129 Balranald 6,361 Deniliqnin 17,622 Goulbura 54,956 Water works at Hay, Forbes, and Wilcannia were carried out by the municipalities themselves, and the cost was advanced by the State, but the Parramatta water works were constructed by the municipality without any assistance. During 1890 there was expended on account of the Country Towns' Water Supply a total sum of 25,028, subdivided as follows: --These various amounts were contributed by the Government towards the cost of maintenance and extension of the works completed in the above mentioned municipalities, and for the construction of new works. Under the same Act which authorized the construction of the. Sydney water supply, the sewerage works were also undertaken. The original sewerage works of Sydney were begun in 1854, and at the close of...
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